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Charles Hancock

Associate, Private Client

Charles is an Associate in the Private Client team.

He advises UK and international individuals, families and trustees on a wide variety of private client matters, including the formation and administration of trusts, tax planning, wills, powers of attorney and the administration of estates.

Charles has experience of advising the owners of businesses, both in the UK and abroad, on capital tax planning and succession issues, including putting in place structures to maximise relief from inheritance tax. Charles also has experience in contentious private client matters and is therefore able to provide holistic and commercial advice.

Charles graduated from Bristol University with a degree in History and completed his GDL and LPC with BPP, London. He trained at Taylor Wessing, qualifying in 2017 and joined Forsters in 2019.

Charles is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).


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